Shropshire

Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo.
25 Apr 2017
People are being urged to step forward and stride out to raise money for a Shropshire hospice. Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo. The 17-mile Severn Stride will raise funds for Severn Hospice - with scores of people set to ramble or run from the charity’s site at Bicton in Shrewsbury to its hospice at Apley Castle, Telford. Held for the first time in 2014...
16 Apr 2017
Tickets have gone on sale for a glittering ball in Shropshire which will raise money for a charity which changes young people’s lives. The Climbing Out Charity Ball and Awards will take place at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on June 24, and organisers say it will be a night to remember. All proceeds from the event will go to the Climbing Out charity, which organises outward bound programmes for...
15 Apr 2017
Prospective brides and grooms needing help in planning their big day will get the opportunity to find out exactly what’s on offer at one of Shropshire’s premier wedding venues. It’s the most important day in the lives of most people and, for the majority anyway, the one and only chance to get it right. Wedding open days are invaluable in finding out how best to proceed and, with this in mind, the...
15 Apr 2017
  Capacity entry for Loton Park Hill Climb … Easter Sunday and Monday sees a wide range of machines from across the UK descending on Loton Park Speed Hill Climb, at Alberbury, near Shrewsbury. The two separate one-day events feature motorcycles taking part in the National Hill Climb Association Championship, Morgan 3-wheelers, Reliant sports cars and a very large entry of Lotus and Caterham cars...
Johnny Themans, director of Good2Great
13 Apr 2017
The Marches Growth Hub is launching a new programme called ‘Building Business Confidence Across the Marches’ which is designed to give businesses the tools they need to flourish and grow across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. The scheme is open to eligible small-to-medium sized businesses working in a variety of sectors in the county as well as aspiring entrepreneurs and...
08 Apr 2017
A giant roaring dinosaur will be among the star attractions at one of Shropshire’s major agricultural shows this summer. Shropshire County Show will take place in Shrewsbury on May 27 and one of its most popular areas is the Kids Zone which provides a range of free entertainment for families. Organisers have now announced the centrepiece of the Kids Zone will be Pete the T-Rex - a four-metre long...
07 Apr 2017
Organisers behind a South Shropshire community centre are celebrating after scooping £10,000 to create a new play area for children and groups. The Furniture Scheme based in Ludlow has won the funding from Awards for All to pay for a new play area and open space at CASCA (Community Arts Sports Craven Arms) Nursery. The cash boost means The Furniture Scheme will be able to replace the flooring...
07 Apr 2017
A Shropshire brewery has joined forces with Shrewsbury Folk Festival to give young musicians the opportunity to showcase their talents. Wood’s Brewery, which is based near Craven Arms, will sponsor a pop-up venue called The Launchpad at this year’s event at the West Mid Showground over August Bank Holiday. They are appealing for solo performers and groups aged 16 to 26 who live in Shropshire, Mid...
07 Apr 2017
A great day out this Sunday 9th April at the Pet Rescue Day organised by Grinshill Animal Rescue. Taking place at the Quarry from 11 am to 4 pm. Lots going on for all the family, lots of pet rescue stalls, including dogs, cats, chickens, horses etc.....fun dog show, bouncy castle, refreshments, face painting and much more.  We will be there fundraising for UK German Shepherd Rescue so pop along...
Languages for Holidays workshops with Bright Owls in Shrewsbury
05 Apr 2017
Adults have a unique opportunity to learn the essentials of French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese ahead of this year’s holidays, thanks to language experts Bright Owls.   The special Languages for Holidays classes will be launching on the week of April 24 - and taking place over an 8 week period. Anyone who is holidaying abroad this year is encouraged to consider enrolling on the classes.   The...
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